Handbook of Research on Learning Design and Learning Objects: Issues, Applications, and Technologies (2 Volumes)

Handbook of Research on Learning Design and Learning Objects: Issues, Applications, and Technologies (2 Volumes)

Lori Lockyer (University of Wollongong, Australia), Sue Bennett (University of Wollongong, Australia), Shirley Agostinho (University of Wollongong, Australia) and Barry Harper (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Release Date: July, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 1018
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-861-1
ISBN13: 9781599048611|ISBN10: 1599048612|EISBN13: 9781599048628
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Description:

Designing effective learning experiences is a significant challenge foreducators. While there is a wide range of expert advice available fortechnology supported teaching and learning, translating theories andgood practice principles into practice can be a daunting task.

The Handbook of Research on Learning Design and LearningObjects: Issues, Applications and Technologies provides an overviewof current research and development activity in the area of learningdesigns in terms of teaching perspective and technologicaladvances. This essential reference brings together 43 chapters thatencompass the latest research of 94 leaders in the field to provide anup-to-date and complete picture of the subject.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Activity Theory
  • Coordination mechanism
  • Design representations
  • E-Learning
  • Educational Design
  • Educational IMS LD
  • IMS Learning Design
  • Learner-generated animations
  • Learning design taxonomy
  • Learning network for learning design
  • Learning units
  • LN$LD design guidelines
  • Online role-based learning design
  • Pedagogic planning tools
  • Slowmation
Reviews and Testimonials

The Handbook of Research on Learning Design and Learning Objects has assembled a collection of work from key research centers and influential individuals worldwide to showcase the latest research emerging to supporting high quality teaching and learning.

– Lori Lockyer, University of Wollongong, Australia

This two-volume set collects 43 contributions from a worldwide set of researchers working within and across these emerging fields.

– Book News Inc (Nov. 2008)

...Provides an overview of current research and development activity in the area of learning designs in terms of teaching perspective and technological advances. This essential reference brings together 43 chapters that encompass the latest research of 94 leaders in the field to provide an up-to-date and complete picture of the subject.

– Steve Palmer, Associate Editor, University and College Library News
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Lori Lockyer is Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Wollongong (UOW). Lori teaches and researches in the ICTs for Teaching and Learning program. Among her research foci, Lori been involved in research associated with learning designs and learning objects for the past 10 years. Lori recently contributed to the establishment of a new regionally based medical school in Australia and serves on the Education Committee for the International Virtual Medical School (IVIMEDS). Lori is an Apple Distinguished Educator (Class of 2006-08) and is on the editorial boards for the International Journal for Learning Technology and the Journal of Interactive Learning Research.
Sue Bennett is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Wollongong’s Faculty of Education and Deputy Coordinator of the Centre for Research in Interactive Learning Environments. Sue has over 15 years experience as a university teacher and designer of technology-supported learning. Sue’s research into learning objects and learning designs has attracted competitive grant funding and resulted in a significant body of publications. Sue’s latest project, involving the University of Wollongong, the Open University of the Netherlands and Janison Solutions, is developing The Learning Design Framework which integrates learning objects and learning designs to support effective design of online learning.
Shirley Agostinho is a lecturer in Educational Technology in the Faculty of Education at the University of Wollongong. Prior to becoming a lecturer, Shirley was a Research Fellow and Post-Doctoral Fellow researching the concept of learning designs and learning objects. She was the Project Manager for an Australian nationally funded project during 2000-2002 that focused on producing innovative reusable learning designs.
Barry Harper is a Professor of Education at the University of Wollongong in Australia with a research focus on the theory, design, development, implementation and evaluation of multimedia learning environments. As a former Director of the Educational Media Laboratory at Wollongong, he has won over twenty national and international awards for innovation and excellence for research in multimedia learning environments.
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  • Peter Goodyear, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Patricia McGee, The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
  • Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia